Wine On

 

In no particular order, wines I have especially enjoyed:

 

 

Carmel Road

Monterey

Red: Pinot Noir

14%

A particularly nice pinot: great aroma and robust oaked flavour.

 

The Society’s

Valle de Leyda

Red: Pinot Noir

13.5%

Another hit from the Wine Society: a very nice Pinot Noir

 

Saint Damien

Cinsaut-Syrah

Red: Blend

14%

Difficult to get in the UK, but worth the effort!

 

Gladstone Vineyard

Pinot Noir

Red: Pinot Noir

13.5%

A very nice Pinot: aromatic and good body

 

The Crusher

Cabinet Sauvignon

Red: Cabinet Sauvignon

13.5%

Richly aromatic and full bodied

 

 

Barossa Ink

Shiraz

Red: Sirah

14%

Jet-Black and

Full Bodied

 

 

The Society’s Gruner Veltliner

Stadt Krems

White: Gruner Veltliner

12%

Dry and rich

 

 

 

 

Chateau Fontareche

Vieilles Vignes

Red: Blend

13.5%

Rich, full bodied

 

McManis

Petite Sirah

Red: Sirah/Durif

13.5%

Rich, full bodied, oaked.

 

Jean-Paul Brun

Beaujolais

Red: Gamay

12.5%

Ripe and Juicy, more body than usual.

 

Apostolos Thymiopoulos

Xinomavro

Red: Xynomavro

13%

Medium Bodied.

 

Boschendal

Shiraz

Red: Sirah

13.5%

Rich, full bodied

 

Cave de Turckheim

Gewurztraminer

White: Gewurztraminer

13%

Rich, aromatic, full bodied

 

Peter Lehmann

H&V Shiraz

Red: Syrah

14.5%

Full Bodied, oaked

 

Moselland

Riesling Kabinett

White: Riesling

8%

Full Bodied, aromatic

 

La Tunella

Cabernet Franc

Red: Cabernet Franc

13.5%

Full Bodied

 

 

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